BOOK REVIEW A YEAR AT CASTLE COURT BY HOLLY HEPBURN

Sadie is a single mum, nursing a broken heart. Her best friend from childhood, Cat,is burned out from working long hours as a chef in Paris. In need of a change, they decide to invest in their dream – running their own handmade biscuit shop in gorgeous Castle Court, a three-storey food court tucked away behind Chester’s bustling streets.

They soon discover that Castle Court has its own community – a little haven of delight against the stresses of the outside world. But not everyone welcomes the new business; the patisserie owner is less than pleased by what she sees as direct competition and Greg, who runs the fancy bistro that dominates one end of the courtyard, doesn’t think Sadie and Cathave the talent or business acumen to succeed. Luckily, there’s support in the form of the delectable Jaren, who owns the Dutch waffle house opposite Smart Cookies, and Swiss chocolate-shop owner,Elin. And if all else fails, the friends can drown their sorrows in Seb‘s cocktail bar on the third floor!

Firstly a big thank you to sj for my beautifully wrapped copy which arrived with a christmas card.

The books and the city team do spoil us bloggers.

I devoured this in one go and its a perfect ingredient to escape with.

Days on im still thinking of the charactaers as they were all great…especially Sadie . I could relate a lot as a single mum and making tough decisions.

Full of fun ,humour, friendship and romance.

This book reminds us to take chances and live our lives.

This is a feel good book and Holly writes with a familiar heartwarming style of Cathy bramley whos an author i adore .

Published 27th December and i wish her every success with this book.

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